Would you use an inferior product just because the company bought a license?
The article doesn't prove it's worth the price, but it would suggest it's worth at least something.
I'm copying my own comment from above. It's exactly about worth part.
I used to spend 4-8 hours a month to configure or keep updated my VS Code / Atom. That's roughly $100 MONTHLY.
The WebStorm costs my employer $50 YEARLY. I don't waste that time any more.
WebStorm is CHEAPER than VS Code.
I would try it...which is what I think kicked off the trying it, in the authors case.
Yeah, I agree with the trying.
Just arguing that a sensible person wouldn't keep using it just based on that.
I was just being a little snarky about the post's title. ;) I definitely appreciate people trying things and writing about them!
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